25 02, 2022

Tree Watertown at 26 Years: Urban Forestry Excellence in the North Country

By |2022-03-03T12:15:31-05:00February 25th, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Bare Root, Canopy Goals, Innovative Projects and Programs, Member Profiles, Organizational News, Recommended Urban Trees, SUNY-ESF, Tree City USA, Tree Inventory, Tree Planting, Underutilized Urban Trees, Urban Forest Management Plans, Volunteers|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Tree Watertown at 26 Years: Urban Forestry Excellence in the North Country

Multigenerational Tree Watertown volunteers gather every fall for a bare root tree planting event. Here, volunteers assemble in fall of 2018. Story by Michelle Sutton, NYSUFC Editor ūüĆ≥ Photos Courtesy Tree Watertown The City of Watertown (population ~ 25,000, in Jefferson County) is an esteemed [...]

20 08, 2020

HWS Junior Lauryn Tabolt’s Summer with Watertown’s Trees ?

By |2021-02-27T23:06:52-05:00August 20th, 2020|Categories: Internships/Seasonal Jobs, Member Profiles, Youth|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on HWS Junior Lauryn Tabolt’s Summer with Watertown’s Trees ?

Meet Lauryn Tabolt, a Hobart & William Smith junior who worked in the Watertown Planning Department this summer on tree care with Planning & Community Development Director Mike Lumbis and Planner (and Council Board Member) Mike DeMarco, who wrote this about Lauryn's vital work during a hot, [...]

30 01, 2019

Watertown’s Urban Arboretum Gets New Name, Signage, and Interpretation

By |2019-01-30T21:08:42-05:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: Nonprofits, Recommended Urban Trees, Volunteers|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Watertown’s Urban Arboretum Gets New Name, Signage, and Interpretation

Mike DeMarco took these ethereal photos while checking on young trees after work; one of them appeared on the cover (below) of City Trees, the magazine of the Society of Municipal Arborists. Michael J. (Mike) DeMarco is a City of Watertown Planner through the Office of Planning [...]

15 03, 2017

Council Board Member & New MFI Grad Mike DeMarco

By |2017-03-15T14:11:06-04:00March 15th, 2017|Categories: Member Profiles, Municipal Forestry Insitute, Organizational News, Scholarships, SMA, Society of Municipal Arborists|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Council Board Member & New MFI Grad Mike DeMarco

Council Board Member Mike DeMarco attended the 2017 Municipal Forestry Institute (MFI) on scholarship from the Council and NYSDEC. MFI is an immersive, weeklong leadership training for urban forestry professionals. Here, we learn about DeMarco’s takeaways from MFI, his current position, and his work and educational background. [...]

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